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International coalition calls on Singapore banks to end coal finance

Press release | February 7, 2018 at 13:43

Wednesday 7 February, 2018: A broad coalition of leading environmental groups are today calling on Singapore's major banks to end the financing of highly polluting coal-fired power stations in Southeast Asia.

Stop waste of US$26 billion on unnecessary coal power projects, urges major new...

Press release | January 19, 2018 at 17:12

Jakarta, 19 January 2018 - A coalition of Indonesian NGOs, dubbed the ‘Break Free From Coal’ coalition, has called for nine planned coal power plants to be dropped from the power supply plan due to concerns around massive supply overcapacity,...

New bird species identified in eastern Indonesia’s threatened forests

Press release | January 16, 2018 at 20:00

Jakarta- A Greenpeace Belgium campaigner and ornithologist, together with researchers from the University of Singapore and the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, have described a new species of bird on Rote Island, Indonesia.

FELDA achieves RSPO certification despite continued risk

Press release | January 8, 2018 at 18:00

Jakarta, 8 Jan 2018 – The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil has recertified 8 palm oil mills belonging to FELDA, the world’s largest palm oil grower. [1] FELDA voluntary withdrew more than 50 of its palm oil mills from the certification scheme...

Still Cooking the Climate

Publication | November 27, 2017 at 1:00

The palm oil industry is still a leading cause of deforestation in Indonesia. Three years after the world’s biggest palm oil traders adopted ‘no deforestation’ policies, Greenpeace International examined 11 of them and concluded that industry is...

Newly discovered orangutan species in Indonesia already at risk

Press release | November 3, 2017 at 13:16

Jakarta, 3 November - Researchers have announced the discovery of a new species of orangutan in the north of Sumatra Island. The Tapanuli orangutan (Pongo tapanuliensis) is the first new addition in almost a century to the small club of great...

The Pollution Threat Hanging Over Jakarta

Press release | October 24, 2017 at 18:04

Jakarta, October 24, 2017. The pollution already suffered by Greater Jakarta will become much worse because of plans to ring the city with coal-fired power plants, says a new report from Greenpeace. Greater Jakarta could see more new coal-fired...

ExxonMobil, Shell among companies told to attend human rights investigation over...

Press release | October 20, 2017 at 15:00

Manila - The Commission on Human Rights in the Philippines have called on 47 carbon producers to attend a preliminary meeting in its investigation into their corporate responsibility for climate-related human rights abuses (1). The companies...

Girl power at its finest: The women of Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 11, 2017

I've recently journeyed to Ketapang, in West Kalimantan, Indonesia to see the Greenpeace Tim Cegah Api (TCA) , or the Forest Fire Prevention Team, in action. Why? Because I wanted to see how forest fires happen and how it can be...

Celebrating Malaysia Day away from home, for the sake of our forests

Blog entry by Nur Sakeenah Binti Omar | October 3, 2017

The 16th of September is personally significant to me in many ways. Aside from celebrating Malaysia Day, it also marks my father’s birthday. Every year, on his birthday, we as a family would dine out as a simple way to celebrate.

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